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σύμφορ-ος , ον,
II. suitable, useful, profitable, c. dat., ἔκτη . . κούρῃ οὐ σύμφορός ἐστιν the sixth day is not good for a girl, Id.Op.783; “οὐ . . σύμφορόν ἐστι γυνὴ νέα ἀνδρὶ γέροντιThgn.457; “ πενίη κακῷ σύμφορος ἀνδρὶ φέρεινId.526; “πολλῷ ξυμφορώτερον ἐς . . Th.3.47; “πρὸς . . Pl.Lg.766e, Isoc.6.74 (Sup.); σύμφορόν ἐστι, = συμφέρει, Hdt.8.60.ά, S.OC592; “Πλούτῳ . . τοῦτο -ώτατονAr.Pl.1162, cf. Th.2.36: τὰ ς. what is expedient, S.OC464, etc.; τῶν ἀναγκαίων ξυμφόρων διαναστάς departing from his necessary (i.e. natural) interests, Th.4.128; “δρᾶν τὰ -ώτατά τινιE.Med.876; τὸ ὑμέτερον ξ. your plea of expediency, opp. τὸ δίκαιον, Th.5.98, cf. 3.47. Adv., -ρως ἔχειν to be expedient, Isoc.5.102; “ΧρῆσθαιX.Cyr.4.2.45: Comp. “-ώτερονId.HG6.5.39: Sup. “-ώταταTh.8.43, X.Cyr.5.3.22, PCair.Zen.637.14 (iii B.C.), etc.
2. rarely of persons, ξυμφορώτατοι προσπολεμῆσαι most convenient to make war upon, Th.8.96.
III. τὸ σύμφορον ὄνομα is f.l. for τὸ σῦφαρ ὄνομα (cj. Schöne, Berl.Sitzb.1924.100) in Gal.6.379.
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